CoE logo
Venice Logo

List of UniDem Med seminars

 

Leading Innovation in the Civil Service :  from Rule of Law Standards to Leadership

10th UniDem Med, 4-6 November 2019, Amman, Jordan

Organizers: Venice Commission in cooperation with the  Prime Ministry of Jordan / Institutional Performance and Policy Department and the General Personnel Council of Palestine

Participants: Senior public officials from Europe and the MENA region

Topics covered: public administration modernisation and rule of law principles, ethics, transparency and integrity as accelerators for democratic reforms, leadership and human resources management in the era of new technologies

Programme, list of participants and presentations

 

Towards a public service closer to the citizens: models and good practices

9th UniDem Med, 12-14 June 2019, Marrakech, Morocco

Organizers: Venice Commission in cooperation with the Ministry of the Reform of the Administration and the Civil Service of Morocco

Participants: Senior public officials from Europe and the MENA region

Topics covered: administrative deconcentration/decentralisation, relations between deconcentrated/decentralised units and relations with the central administration, accessibility and digitalisation of services

Final report

Presentations

 

Transformation and innovation in the senior civil service: challenges and opportunities
8th UniDem Med, 24-27 September, 2018, Tunis, Tunisia

Organizers: Venice Commission in cooperation with the Presidency of the Government of Tunisia

Participants: Senior public officials from Europe and the MENA region

Topics covered: Respect for Democracy and Principles of the Rule of Law in Public Administration: Policies and Practice / Mission and Role of the Senior Civil Service in the Transition Process to a More Citizen-Focused Public Sector / Promoting leadership and excellence in the senior civil service: recruitment and skills management / The concept of new public management and its impact on the senior civil service: contracting, performance management and accountability.

Programme & presentations

Final report 

Photo Gallery

 

Improving the relationship between administration and citizens: a democratic imperative
7th UniDem Med, April 23-26, 2018, Rabat, Morocco

Organizers: Venice Commission in cooperation with the Ministry of Reform of the Administration and Civil Service of Morocco

Participants: Senior public officials from the MENA region

Topics covered: National and international standards supporting the improvement of the relationship between administration and citizens / Simplification of administrative procedures and the role of the senior civil service in the conduct of change: best practices / Digitization of services and facilitation of the data access / Institutional policies and complaint mechanisms

Video report of the seminar (in Arabic)

 

The Women and the Labor Market
6th UniDem Med, November 7-8, 2017, Algiers, Algeria

Organizers: The Venice Commission in cooperation with the Algerian Constitutional Council and the General Directorate of Public Administration and the Reform of the Administration of Algeria

Participants: Senior public officials from MENA region

Topics covered: Articulation between the international standard-setting system and its different variations in national legal systems in the field of gender equality / Status of women in the public administration sector: challenges, perspectives and training programs / Integration of women in the economic sector: best practices 

Programme

List of participants

Presentations

Photo Gallery

 

Prevention of Corruption and Promotion of Integrity in the Civil Service: shared experiences

5th UnDem Med, 25-28 September 2017, Skhirat, Morocco

Organisers: Venice Commission in co-operation with the Ministry of the Reform of the Administration and the Civil Service

Participants: high-level civil servants of the MENA region

Topics covered: National and international legal and institutional standards and tools to combat the phenomenon of corruption and promote integrity in the civil service / Anticorruption and fundamental principles of civil service (transparency, accountability, access to information, sound financial management and audit) / Anti-corruption programs and initiatives (protection of whistle blowers, multi-sectoral coordination ) / Management of the human factor in relation to administrative dysfunctions and relations between the civil service and extra-institutional actors (economic interest groups, trade unions, civil society, etc.) / Institutional mechanisms to fight corruption

Programme

List of participants

Documents and presentations

Photo gallery of the seminar

 

Performance, Merit and Equality in the Civil Service

4th UniDem Med, 27-30 March 2017, Tunis, Tunisia

Organizers: The Venice Commission in cooperation with the Presidency of the Government of Tunisia

Participants: Senior public officials from MENA countries

Topics covered: New challenges and new missions for the public service / Performance evaluation and rules of ethics in the public service / Integration of a system based on merit in the public service / Place of women in the senior civil service

Photo gallery

List of participants, programme & reports

Summary of discussions

 

Reform of the General Statute of the Civil Service
3rd UniDem Med, October 31 - November 3, 2016, Rabat, Morocco

Organizers: The Venice Commission in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Service and Modernization of the Administration of the Kingdom of Morocco

Participants: Senior officials from MENA countries

Topics covered: Asserting Public Service Values / Professionalizing, Developing and Remunerating Skills / From Administratin of Staff to Human Resources Management / Obligations, Ethics and Professional Conduct

 

Photo Gallery

MAP video report (in Arabic)

 

Constitutional Justice, Transitional Justice and the Legislative Process

PATHS Training, November 30 - December 3, 2015, Venice, Italy

The Venice Commission's Campus UniDem Med Program has contributed to the PATHS (Advanced Training Course on Human Rights for the South of the Mediterranean) in the framework of the EU-Council of Europe Joint Program (South Program). II)

Organizers: PATHS Project under the South II Program

Participants: Senior officials from MENA countries

Topics covered: Constitutional Court / Independence of the Constitutional Court / Constitutional Cases / Legislative Process

Programme

List of participants

Presentations

Website of the Ministry of Public Service and Modernisation of the Administration of Morocco

 

UniDem Med coordination meetings

4th UniDem Med coordination meeting

5 March 2019, Rabat, Morocco

The UniDem national coordinators met in Rabat and discussed the following topics:

- Results and impact of the UniDem Med 2018 seminars

- National priorities, venues and themes of the 2019 seminars

- Communication, sustainability and extension of the UniDem Med network

List of Participants

Meeting report

 

 

3rd UniDem Med coordination meeting

5 February 2018, Paris, France

The national coordinators met in Paris on 5th February to discuss:

- Progress achieved and project impact in 2017

- Résults of the 2017 seminars organised respectively in  Tunis, Skhirat and Algiers

- Themes, dates and venues of 2018 UniDem Med seminars

- Communication, outreach and sustainability of UniDem Med network

 

Programme

Meeting report

 

2nd UniDem Med coordination meeting

25 January 2017, Paris, France

The second coordination meeting of the UniDem Med project allowed to :

- Discuss the progress achieved in 2016

- Discuss in detail the 3rd UniDem Med organised in November 2016 in Rabat

- Decide on the themes, the dates and the venues of the UniDem Med in 2017

- Discuss issues related to the sustainability and the visibility of the UniDem Med network

Programme

List of participants

Meeting report

 

1st UniDem Med coordination meeting

12 November 2015, Paris, France

The meeting allowed to :

- Present the Venice Commission contribution to the first module of PATHS programme;

- Decide on themes and venues of 2016 seminars;

- Discuss follow up issues as well as the methodology of the UniDem Med seminars;

-  Present the new webpage of the project;

Programme

List of participants

Meeting report

 

© Council of Europe 2007-2019